TITLE

Pigeon racing 'kills up to 90% of birds and must be banned'

AUTHOR(S)
Nick McDermott
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;3/28/2013, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
ANIMAL welfare campaigners are calling for a ban on pigeon racing, claiming nine out of ten birds die during some contests.
ACCESSION #
86405624

 

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